River Derwent at West Ayton


Current River Level: -0.166m, steady

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 7:00pm, Tuesday 18th September BST
(6:00pm, Tuesday 18th September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.000m
(recorded at 6:30am, Tuesday 18th September BST)

The normal level of the River Derwent at West Ayton in average weather conditions is between -0.17m and 0.36m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Derwent at West Ayton in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.06m and 0.38m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 0.50m, reached on Thursday 16th December 2010 at 5:30pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Derwent at West Ayton is 0.64m, reached on Friday 9th January 2004 at 5:00pm.

  • Monitoring Station: West Ayton
  • Environment Agency Location ID: F2708
  • Watercourse: River Derwent, Yorkshire
  • Operational Area: Upper Derwent Yorkshire
  • Catchment Area: Derwent Humber
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: West Ayton
  • Local Authority: Scarborough
  • Ceremonial County: North Yorkshire
  • Latitude: 54.251128
  • Longitude: -0.484316
  • OS Grid Reference: SE988850
  • Level Datum AOD: 34.05m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Upper River Derwent
The Upper Derwent and Scarborough areas, including land around The Sea Cut at Scalby, Throxenby Beck, Old Malton, and Priorpot Beck in Norton

No current or recent warnings.

Sea Cut at Mowthorpe, Newby and Scalby
Properties on Mowthorpe Road, Hackness Drive and Scalby Beck Road

No current or recent warnings.

North Sea at Scarborough - Spa Complex
Scarborough Spa and Bandstand at Cleveland Way

No current or recent warnings.

North Sea at Scarborough - Foreshore Road
Properties on Foreshore Road from the roundabout to West Pier

No current or recent warnings.

North Sea at Scarborough - Sandside
Properties on Sandside around the Old Harbour

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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